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Auto-saving a file at regular intervals

Here is a way to autosave a file at regular intervals: use cron ! The trick is to know that cron need percents to be escaped by a backslash in the command zone. For example, here is my crontab entry to create every 10 minutes a local backup of an important …
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Cool Cavemen, les Creative Commons et moi

Après plusieurs semaines d’absence sur ce blog, je suis de retour avec un billet pour une fois en français . Il s’agit juste d’annoncer la mise en ligne d’une interview de Cool Cavemen à laquelle j’ai participé. L’interview à été réalisée pour le second épisode …
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Moving a WordPress blog to another domain

I provide hosting for free to some of my friends. One of them, QPX , had a side project called Lich’ti . But the latter is no longer active, so he decided to not renew the lich-ti.fr domain. If the Lich’ti domain name is dead, QPX’s personal blog …
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Fuse and sshfs on Mac OS X Leopard

I’m used to access distant machine’s file systems via SSH. My favorite environment, KDE , makes things easy thanks to the support of sftp:// URLs via a KIO slave . Mac OS X is not as friendly and don’t have any built-in mechanism of that kind. To get similar …
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eAccelerator for PHP5 on Debian Lenny

eAccelerator is an open-source PHP accelerator, optimizer, and dynamic content cache (to quote the official website of the project). It can effectively speed-up PHP processing on a server by caching bytecode. As Wikipedia tells you, several tools of this kind exists. Why choosing eAccelerator in particular? I really have no …
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